World-renowned for its sublime beauty and aura of enchantment, Lake Como has inspired poets, writers and artists from the time of Virgil, while luring travellers to its shores.

For nearly five centuries, visitors of celebrity, fortune and power have come to rest, revel and marvel at Villa d'Este.

Today, this top resort destination is famed for its breathtaking gardens, its unique floating swimming pool, its exceptional cuisine and its gala celebrations. But Villa d'Este also boasts a fascinating history filled with intrigue, passion, murder and mystery.